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Regeneron Pharma Reports Positive Phase 3 Results For Evinacumab - Quick Facts

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) said a Phase 3 study of evinacumab in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia met its primary endpoint. In the trial, the investigational angiopoietin-like 3 antibody, when added to other lipid-lowering therapies, decreased LDL cholesterol by 49% on average, compared to lipid-lowering therapies alone. In the study, evinacumab was well-tolerated.

The company said the detailed results from the trial will be presented at a future medical meeting. Data will be submitted to regulatory authorities, with the FDA in 2020.

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